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Walthers - New Structure Kits - 2021-12-03

Walthers has announced two new structure kits.  A Modern Steel Warehouse Kit (933-3855) and a Modern Transload Terminal Kit (933-3956).  We don't have pictures yet, but they did put a picture in there latest flyer.  As soon as they give us pictures, we will load them on the website.

 

Micro-Trains - December  Circus Items - 2021-12-03

Micro-Trains has given us the correct part numbers for the circus items. There are three 2-packs of Royal American Shows circus wagons and two 70' Flat cars.

 

Micro-Trains - December Items - 2021-12-02

Micro-Trains has announced their December Items. There is a CNW 10-1-2 Sleeper, a Tidewater Southern 50' Box Car, a SF 39' Single dome tank car, a NYC 40' Box Car, a SF 50' Box Car, a PRR 40' Box car, anda NP 50' Box Car. There is #3 of the CSX Family Series and #10 of the Sweet Liquid Series.

The Pre-orders are a SP 40' Drop Botton Gondola 4-pack and a MP Heavyweight 5-pack. There are several anniversary cars; NS 40th Anniversary car, MRL 35th Anniversary car, and VIA RAil 45th Anniversary cars.

Micro-Trains has also announced several new Royal American Shows Circus Wagons and Flat cars.  However, there is a discrepancy in the numbers on the dealer pack and the numbers in the Micro-News. We will find out which numbers are the correct numbers tomorrow and add them at that time.

 

Athearn - 40ft Fruehauf Z-Van Trailers - 2021-12-02

Athearn has announced a new release of their 40ft Fruehauf Z-Van Trailers. They go with the flat cars listed below.   The trailers are Realco/REAZ, PC/PCTZ, The Rock/RIZ, and MP/MPZ. The Best Price Deadline is December 29th 2021 and the ETA is January 2023.

 

Athearn - F89-F TOFC Flat Cars - 2021-12-02

Athearn has announced a new release of their F89-F TOFC Flat cars. They are releasing just flat cars and flat car with one 40' Fruehauf Z-Van Trailer.  Then they have a separate release of just the trailers. The flat cars are all Trailer Trains from different eras and the trailers are Realco/REAZ, PC/PCTZ, The Rock/RIZ, and MP/MPZ. The Best Price Deadline is December 29th 2021 and the ETA is January 2023.

 

Kato - Union Pacific City of Los Angeles with New Numbers - 2021-11-18

Kato has announced a re-release of the City of Los Angeles 11-car set and two E9As and two E8Bs with new numbers. The car set is coming with and without lighting and the locomotives are coming with and without DCC. The Best Price Deadline is December 15th 2021 and the ETA is May 2022.

 

Broadway Limited - UP Big Boys 4-8-8-4 Steam Locomotives - 2021-11-17

Broadway Limited has announced a new release of UP Big Boys. They are coming with Paragon4 Sound. The Best Price Deadline is December 15th 2021 and the ETA is November/December 2022.

 

Rapido - AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hoppers - 2021-11-16

Rapido has announced a new hopper - AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hoppers. They are coming in 6 packs for BNSF, CEFX, GLFX, GGPX, KLPX, PGNX, and UP/CMO. the BNSF has a rotary and the CEFX has a single car with a special paint scheme. They are producing one six pack with each of the schemes without round numbers. The Best Price Deadline is December 15th 2021 and the ETA is November/December 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - November Weathered Items - 2021-11-16

MIcro-trains has announced their November weathered items. There is a NDYX/x-RI 3-Bay Covered Hopper (weathered) and a 4-pack of CSX 50' Rib Side Box Cars (weathered.)

 

Bowser - GLa Hoppers - 2021-11-11

Bowser has announced a new release of their GLa Hoppers. They are coming in Virginian, PRR, New York Ontario & Western, Lehigh Valley, Interstate, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Candaian National, and Baltimore & Ohio. The Best Price Deadline is December 8th 2021 and the ETA is Fall 2022.

 

Athearn - RTC 20,900 Gallon General Service Tank Car - 2021-11-08

Athearn has announced a new release of their 20.9 Gallon GS Tank Cars. They are coming in PEMEX, TLDX, SF, CELX, and BNSF. The Best Price Deadline is November 24th 2021 and the ETA is December 2022.

 

Atlas - SD-9 Locomotives - 2021-11-03

Atlas has announced a new release of their SD-9 Locomotives. They are coming with and without Sound in Central of Georgia, Montana Rail Link, Burlington Northern, Conrail, and Southern Pacific. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022. Sorry that I forgot to put them on the news page.

 

Micro-Trains - November Items - 2021-11-02

Micro-Trains has announced their November items. There are three 50' Box Cars (WP, C&O, and Conrail), two CSX 3-Bay Hoppers with Toppers, and a Northern Refrigerator Car 36' Wood Reefer. The CSX Family Tree Series #2 and #9 of the Sweet Liquid Series are also available. 

The Pre-Orders are several Military Valor Award cars - Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor cars, the Silver Star, and the Purple Heart. The Runner pack is a 4-pack of ADM Hopper cars. The military cars are scheduled for May 2022 and the ADM Hopper 4-pack is scheduled for April 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - October Weathered cars - 2021-10-18

Micro-Trains has announced their October weathered items. There is an SP/x-GW Covered Hopper 2-pack and a Virginian Open Hopper 2-pack. Both are weathered.

 

Kato - Gunderson MAXI-IV Cars - 2021-10-09

Kato has announced a new release of Gunderson MAXI-IV cars. They are coming in BNSF (Swoosh) with either FEC or Crowley 53' containers OR TTX (New Logo) with either CN or CP 53' containers. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - SD-7 Locomotives - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their SD-7 Locomotives. They are coming with and without Sound in CNW, B&O/Chessie System, and CB&Q. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - ACF Kaolin Tank Cars - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their ACF Kaolin Tank Cars. They are coming in ACFX, Dupont Tipure, Engelhard, SHPX, and Thiele Kaolin. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - 2-Bay Offset Hoppers - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their 2-Bay Offset Hoppers. They are coming in CP, System/C&O, CSX, DMIR, Kerr C&EI, B&O, Reading, MEC, Hallett, NS, and P&WV. They are coming in singles and 3-packs.  The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - ACF 3560 Centerflow Covered Hoppers - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their ACF 3560 Centerflow Covered Hoppers in the Trainman Line. They are coming in Cancarb, Georgia Pacific, Chessie System/C&O, CSX, DMIR, Kerr-McGee, and Potash Corp. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Ford F-250/F-350 Truck Sets - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their F-250/F-350 Truck Sets. They are coming in White, Safety Yellow, Amtrak, BN, CN, CSX, and SP. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - New Items for October - 2021-10-05

Micro-Trains doesn't have the dealer information up but they did have the Micro-News up for a short time. We were able to load the information from the Micro-news so here goes:

The CSX Family Tree series is starting this month, There is a CNW Baggage Car, a SF 40' Wood Reefer, two DRGW 50' Box Cars with interior loads, an Ontario Northland 50' Box car, and the 2021 Micro-Mouse. Available mid-month will be another car the SP depressed center flat car with marine motor load.

 

The next series was also announced for pre-order a tribute to the Railroad Magazine of years gone by. That series will start next March. There are three pre-orders that should come next April, a ATSF Wing Carrier Flat Car with Wing and Engine loads, a CWE UP Fast Freight 4-pk, and the CSX Family Tree Caboose.

 

Woodland Scenics - New Built-Up Lighted Building - 2021-09-28
Woodland Scenics has a new built-up lighted building - Smith Bros TV & Appliance Repair Store. 

 

Woodland Scenics N Scale Smith Brothers TV & Appliance Store has the newest televisions, refrigerators and more. This Built-&-Ready structure features flickering TVs tuned into the latest programs and a brand new colored TV on display. Turn the TVs on with LEDs made for use with the Just Plug(R) Lighting System. Just Plug into a Light Hub and watch the screens come to life. An eye-catching printed interior creates the illusion of depth, from the shop at the front to a stockroom in the back. The building is hand-painted and weathered with loads of signage. Other exterior details like a loading dock with a dolly, a dumpster and more add to the building's authenticity. The structure also comes with a pre-installed LED interior light made for use with the Just Plug Lighting System.

 

 

Athean - 40ft Low-Cube Corrugated Containers - 2021-09-26
Athearn has announced a new release of their 40ft Low-Cube Corrugated Containers. They are coming in Yang Ming, K-Line, Nedlloyd, Overseas Containers Limited, Beacon, and Hanjin.  The Best Price Deadline is October 27th 2021 and the ETA is November 2022.

 

Athearn - 2600 Airslide Hoppers - 2021-09-26
Athearn has announced a new release of their 2600 Airslide Hoppers. They are coming in SF, GACX, SCL, Frisco, SP, and RI.  The Best Price Deadline is October 27th 2021 and the ETA is November 2022.

 

Bluford Shops - 2-Bay War Emergency Composite Hoppers - 2021-09-26
Bluford has announced a new release of their 2-Bay War Emergency Composite Hoppers. They are coming in ACL, B&O, CB&Q, CRR, LV, L&N, Monon, NKP, SF, SOU, VGN, and PRR. The Best Price Deadline is October 20th 2021 and the ETA is December 2022.

 

McMillan Publishing - 2022 Calendars - 2021-09-16
McMillan has released their 2022 Calendars. They are coming in BNSF, CSX, DRGW, NS, SF, and UP.

     

Athearn - N Scale New Challengers - 2021-09-08
Athearn has announced a new release of their 4-6-6-4 Challenger locomotives. They are coming with and without sound in UP and DRGW. The Best Price Deadlines is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is Ocotober 2022.

     

Athearn - N  Scale ACF 4600 Hoppers - 2021-09-08

Athearn has announced a new release of their ACF 4600 Hoppers. They are coming in ACF Leasing, GTW, The Andersons Inc., CNW, DT&I, and GM&O. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is October 2022.

     

Atlas - N Scale ACF 50'6" Box Cars - 2021-09-08

Atlas has announced a new release of their ACF 50'6" Box Cars in the Trainman line. They are coming in Pan Am, UP, BN, CN, CSX, NdeM, and Railbox. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd and the ETA is 2nd Quarter 2022.

     

Atlas - N Scale Magor Cabooses in the Trainman Line - 2021-09-08

Atlas has announced a new release of their Magor Cabooses in the Trainman line. They are coming in Alaska, C&O, C&IM, DT&I, RF&P, GE, Metro North, and Black River Western. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is 2nd Quarter 2022.

     

Athearn-N Scale 3-Window Wooden Cabooses - 2021-09-08
Athearn has announced a new release of their wood 3-window cabooses. They are coming in BN, EJE, GTW, SOO, UP, and WP. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is October 2022.

     

Athearn-N Scale Old Time 36' Stock Cars - 2021-09-08
Athearn has announced a new release of their Old Time 36' Stock cars. They are coming in Canada Cattle Car Co, Canadian National, Union Pacific, Cotton Belt, Rock Island, St.Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern, and Santa Fe-Kraus. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is October 2022.

     

Micro-Trains - N Scale September Items - 2021-09-02

Micro-Trains has announced their September 2021 items. There are two items that are not on any standing order: a Micro-Mouse Halloween car and a Alaska Railroad tank car.

 

The normal items are: two heavyweight diners (C&NW and C&O), a Cotton Belt tank car, FEC 40' Wood Reefer, a C&O 50' Box Car, a SAL 61' Bulkhead flat car, a heavyweight depressed-center flat car, and the sweet liquid series #7.


The pre-order items are CP Caboose, a 4-pack of UP Bulkhead Flat cars, and a GMO Passenger 5-pk.
     

Broadway Limited - N Scale Mikado Steam Locomotives - 2021-08-25
Broadway is delivering Mikados in November and December 2021. The Heavy Mikados are coming in ATSF, CB&Q, GN, NH, NP, SP, and unlettered. The Light Mikados are coming in B&O, C&O, DRGW, PRR, SOU, T&P, UP, and unlettered.

     

Rapido - N Scale 20k Gallon Tank Cars - 2021-08-25

Rapido has announced 6-packs of 20k Gallon Tank Cars. They are coming in Procor, North American, and Govt of Alberta.